March 2015

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Forest of Imagination 15-18 May in Queen Sq – make sure you visit!

Forest of Imagination 2015 is a 4-day pop-up contemporary arts event featuring world-class architects, designers and artists in Queen Square, Bath UK. The Forest of Imagination is taking over Queen Square in Bath from 15-18 May 2015 to present a playful and participatory programme of installations, artworks and events. Part landscape, part city, part gallery, …
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Cappella Nova ‘Sing Joyfully’

Don’t miss our concert this Saturday 28th March, 7:30 p.m. at St Michael’s Without. The programme includes Mendelssohn Six Seasonal Motets and Allegri Miserere. The concert is in aid of the Life Project, and tickets are on sale at Bath Box Office – see our concert listing http://cfba.org.uk/events/event/cappella-nova-sing-joyfully-music-for-the-church-year/ for details.

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Voluntary Arts Week 15-24 May – why not connect up and share their talents?

The Museums at Night festival coincides with Voluntary Arts Week, when community choirs, drawing clubs, writers’ groups, knitting circles and amateur dramatic companies all aim to reach new audiences with their crafts. Why not connect with voluntary arts groups in your area, and bring their talents to your event? We’ve created 2 information packs full of …
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Could St John’s £4m Social Investment Programme help you help more?

St John’s Hospital in Bath has been supporting disadvantaged people since 1174 and wants to hear from other local charities and social enterprises that could benefit from a new £4m loan fund. Loans range from £25,000 up to £500,000 and are designed to help organisations working with people and communities in and around Bath make …
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Work begins on innovative heating project using Bath’s hot springs

Excavation work is taking place in Kingston Parade (outside the Visitor Information Centre) as part of a joint initiative by Bath Abbey’s Footprint project and Bath & North East Somerset Council to determine the feasibility of installing an eco-friendly system using Bath’s hot springs to heat the Abbey, and the Romans Baths & Pump Room …
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Arts Impact Fund supporting social investment – new funding model

A new funding model aimed at bringing fresh investment from the public, private and charitable sectors into the arts is being established through a £7m investment fund that will provide unsecured loan finance to arts organisations that can demonstrate social impact. The Fund will offer arts organisations an alternative to commercial loans and grant funding, …
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